The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 33 36 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Permanent jobs citing Retail 433 434 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.07% 5.99% 4.35%
As % of the General category 15.07% 15.60% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 266 315 263
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,625 £23,980 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2874 2782 2613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.28% 38.38% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2202 2265 2207
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Retail
England

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region.

Retail Salary Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in the North West

Retail
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 214 £42,500 +6.25% 42
Cheshire 0 121 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Lancashire +1 43 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Merseyside -19 26 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 310 (35.80%) Finance
2 220 (25.40%) E-Commerce
3 174 (20.09%) SQL
4 151 (17.44%) HTML
5 137 (15.82%) .NET
6 132 (15.24%) Marketing
7 124 (14.32%) Degree
8 118 (13.63%) JavaScript
9 117 (13.51%) Microsoft
10 113 (13.05%) SQL Server
11 112 (12.93%) CSS
11 112 (12.93%) jQuery
12 104 (12.01%) C#
13 101 (11.66%) Oracle
14 95 (10.97%) Windows
15 94 (10.85%) Telecoms
16 93 (10.74%) Banking
16 93 (10.74%) Project Management
17 92 (10.62%) Security Cleared
18 90 (10.39%) MS Excel
19 84 (9.70%) Analytics
20 81 (9.35%) Java
21 78 (9.01%) Linux
22 77 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
23 75 (8.66%) ITIL
23 75 (8.66%) PHP
24 74 (8.55%) PRINCE2
25 72 (8.31%) Fujitsu
26 68 (7.85%) Web Development
26 68 (7.85%) Web Services

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (4.62%) CMS
2 39 (4.50%) SAS
3 29 (3.35%) Apache
4 18 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 15 (1.73%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.62%) nginx
7 10 (1.15%) WordPress
7 10 (1.15%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 10 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.15%) TIBCO EMS
8 9 (1.04%) uWSGI
9 7 (0.81%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.69%) Confluence
10 6 (0.69%) concrete5
10 6 (0.69%) Drupal
10 6 (0.69%) Commerce Server
10 6 (0.69%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.58%) IIS
11 5 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 90 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.23%) MS Office
3 16 (1.85%) MS Project
4 11 (1.27%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.23%) SPSS
8 1 (0.12%) FastStats
8 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 28 (3.23%) Magento
2 25 (2.89%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (1.50%) Hyperion Planning
5 12 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (1.39%) Google Analytics
6 10 (1.15%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 10 (1.15%) TIBCO iProcess
6 10 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
7 8 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.92%) HFM
7 8 (0.92%) Oracle iProcurement
8 6 (0.69%) Sage 50
9 5 (0.58%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
10 4 (0.46%) SAP MM
10 4 (0.46%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 4 (0.46%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.46%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.15%) SaaS
2 3 (0.35%) Responsys
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.12%) Route 53
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.77%) Firewall
2 20 (2.31%) VPN
3 18 (2.08%) SSL
3 18 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.85%) Network Security
5 14 (1.62%) WAN
5 14 (1.62%) LAN
6 12 (1.39%) HTTP
7 9 (1.04%) Junos
8 7 (0.81%) Wireless
8 7 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (0.81%) DNS
8 7 (0.81%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.58%) SAN
10 5 (0.58%) DHCP
11 4 (0.46%) Broadband
11 4 (0.46%) Intranet
12 3 (0.35%) ATM
12 3 (0.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (13.05%) SQL Server
2 60 (6.93%) MySQL
3 38 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (3.35%) Oracle Database
5 19 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (1.85%) Essbase
7 15 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (1.73%) Oracle BI EE
8 14 (1.62%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.62%) Big Data
9 11 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 10 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.81%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.69%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 32 (3.70%) Subversion
2 25 (2.89%) Eclipse
3 23 (2.66%) Visual Studio
4 16 (1.85%) Git (software)
5 14 (1.62%) Maven
5 14 (1.62%) NUnit
6 13 (1.50%) Mercurial
7 11 (1.27%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
8 10 (1.15%) JUnit
9 9 (1.04%) Ant
9 9 (1.04%) Mockito
9 9 (1.04%) Gerrit
10 8 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.92%) JIRA
11 7 (0.81%) Moq
12 5 (0.58%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.58%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.58%) Selenium
12 5 (0.58%) ClearCase
General
1 310 (35.80%) Finance
2 132 (15.24%) Marketing
3 94 (10.85%) Telecoms
4 93 (10.74%) Banking
5 45 (5.20%) Retail Banking
6 41 (4.73%) Advertising
7 27 (3.12%) Back Office
8 24 (2.77%) Manufacturing
9 21 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.92%) Greek Language
10 8 (0.92%) Polish Language
11 7 (0.81%) Law
12 6 (0.69%) Russian Language
12 6 (0.69%) Swedish Language
13 5 (0.58%) Legal
14 4 (0.46%) Billing
15 2 (0.23%) Games
15 2 (0.23%) Electronics
15 2 (0.23%) Front Office
15 2 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 215 (24.83%) Developer
2 148 (17.09%) Analyst
3 83 (9.58%) Project Manager
4 61 (7.04%) Consultant
5 52 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
6 47 (5.43%) Senior Developer
7 44 (5.08%) .NET Developer
8 41 (4.73%) Java Developer
9 40 (4.62%) Architect
10 37 (4.27%) Web Developer
11 33 (3.81%) Business Analyst
12 32 (3.70%) Software Developer
13 30 (3.46%) C# Developer
14 27 (3.12%) Oracle Consultant
14 27 (3.12%) Systems Analyst
15 24 (2.77%) Strategy Analyst
16 19 (2.19%) E-Commerce Manager
16 19 (2.19%) Infrastructure Manager
16 19 (2.19%) PHP Developer
17 18 (2.08%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (17.44%) HTML
2 137 (15.82%) .NET
3 112 (12.93%) CSS
3 112 (12.93%) jQuery
4 68 (7.85%) Web Services
5 67 (7.74%) ASP.NET
6 62 (7.16%) XML
7 46 (5.31%) WCF
8 41 (4.73%) CSS3
9 39 (4.50%) Ajax
10 32 (3.70%) HTML5
11 30 (3.46%) Middleware
12 28 (3.23%) Spring
13 24 (2.77%) XSLT
14 23 (2.66%) J2EE
14 23 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (2.42%) Java EE
16 20 (2.31%) WPF
17 17 (1.96%) SOAP
17 17 (1.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 43 (4.97%) Mobile App
2 25 (2.89%) Management Information System
3 23 (2.66%) Social Media
4 20 (2.31%) EPoS
5 18 (2.08%) FMCG
5 18 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (1.50%) Mainframe
7 12 (1.39%) Data Integration
8 9 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
8 9 (1.04%) SecurID
9 8 (0.92%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.81%) Copywriting
10 7 (0.81%) Mathematics
10 7 (0.81%) Tandem
10 7 (0.81%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.58%) New Media
11 5 (0.58%) Replication
11 5 (0.58%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.46%) W3C
12 4 (0.46%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 95 (10.97%) Windows
2 78 (9.01%) Linux
3 41 (4.73%) UNIX
4 24 (2.77%) Windows 7
5 22 (2.54%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.96%) Android
6 17 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (0.69%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.35%) Solaris
10 3 (0.35%) Windows CE
10 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.12%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (25.40%) E-Commerce
2 93 (10.74%) Project Management
3 84 (9.70%) Analytics
4 77 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (8.66%) ITIL
6 74 (8.55%) PRINCE2
7 68 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (7.85%) Web Development
8 64 (7.39%) OO
9 61 (7.04%) SEO
10 60 (6.93%) MVC
11 59 (6.81%) TDD
12 45 (5.20%) Scrum
12 45 (5.20%) Change Management
13 42 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
14 41 (4.73%) CRM
14 41 (4.73%) Online Marketing
15 38 (4.39%) Pay per click
16 37 (4.27%) Data Analysis
17 36 (4.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 174 (20.09%) SQL
2 118 (13.63%) JavaScript
3 104 (12.01%) C#
4 81 (9.35%) Java
5 75 (8.66%) PHP
6 31 (3.58%) C
7 20 (2.31%) T-SQL
8 18 (2.08%) Shell Script
9 17 (1.96%) C++
10 12 (1.39%) Python
11 11 (1.27%) PHP5
12 10 (1.15%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.04%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.04%) XPath
14 8 (0.92%) PHP4
14 8 (0.92%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.81%) VB
16 6 (0.69%) Uniface
17 5 (0.58%) ABAP
17 5 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 124 (14.32%) Degree
2 92 (10.62%) Security Cleared
3 35 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.50%) HND
4 13 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.15%) CISSP
7 9 (1.04%) PMP
7 9 (1.04%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.92%) ISEB
9 7 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 6 (0.69%) MCSE
10 6 (0.69%) MCP
10 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.58%) CCA
11 5 (0.58%) CCEE
11 5 (0.58%) CCIA
12 4 (0.46%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.96%) SLA
2 15 (1.73%) QA
3 11 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.04%) XenApp
2 9 (1.04%) XenDesktop
3 8 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (0.81%) Snort
5 4 (0.46%) vSphere
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.35%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.35%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.23%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.12%) NFS
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.04%) SCCM
3 8 (0.92%) SCOM
4 7 (0.81%) Nessus
4 7 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (0.69%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.58%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.35%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.23%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.23%) OpenView
8 2 (0.23%) Nagios
9 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 117 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 101 (11.66%) Oracle
3 72 (8.31%) Fujitsu
4 27 (3.12%) Citrix
5 26 (3.00%) IBM
6 21 (2.42%) Hyperion
7 19 (2.19%) VMware
8 18 (2.08%) CheckPoint
9 17 (1.96%) Cisco
10 16 (1.85%) Juniper
10 16 (1.85%) Google
11 15 (1.73%) Symantec
12 14 (1.62%) SAP
13 13 (1.50%) Sage
14 12 (1.39%) HP
15 10 (1.15%) Adobe
15 10 (1.15%) TIBCO
16 9 (1.04%) AppSense
16 9 (1.04%) Rackspace
17 8 (0.92%) Blue Coat
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £49000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £17000.00 - £19000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £49,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £125,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £105,000 per annum plus unrivalled package with bonus,
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago